Surinamese National Anthem Lyrics

“God zij met ons Suriname” is the national anthem of Suriname and the Surinamese national anthem lyrics were written by Cornelis Atses Hoekstra and Henry de Ziel and the music to the Surinamese national anthem was composed by Johannes Corstianus de Puy.

The National Anthem Lyrics for Suriname

“God zij met ons Suriname” was officially adopted as the national anthem of Suriname in the year of 1959.


Surinamese National Anthem Lyrics in Dutch and Sranan Tongo Lyrics

1. God zij met ons Suriname
Hij verheffe ons heerlijk land
Hoe wij hier ook samen kwamen
Aan zijn land zijn wij verpand
Werkend houden we in gedachten
recht en waarheid maken vrij
Al wat goed is te betrachten
Dat geeft aan ons land waardij.

2. Opo kondreman oen opo
Sranan gron e kari oen.
Wans ope tata komopo,
Wi moes seti kondre boen.
Stre de f’stre wi no sa frede
Gado de wi fesiman.
Heri libi te na dede,
Wi sa feti gi Sranan.

Surinamese National Anthem Lyrics Meaning in English

1. God be with our Suriname
And elevate our lovely land
However we came together here
We are dedicated to his land
Working we keep in mind
justice and truth make free
All that’s good we should do
That gives value to our land

2. Rise country men, rise
The soil of Suriname is calling you.
Where ever our ancestors came from
We should take care of our country.
We are not afraid to fight
God is our leader
Our whole life until our death,
We will fight for Suriname.
Surinamese National Anthem Lyrics

When is Surinamese National Anthem Played or Sung?

National anthem of Suriname is normally played or sung during national holidays, particularly on the independence day events in Suriname. It is also performed throughout cultural and other festivals in Suriname, typically marking off the beginning or completion of such celebrations.

National anthem of Suriname is also often carried out in worldwide sporting events, such as the Olympic Games as well school sport events.


What is the importance of Surinamese National Anthem in Suriname?

The national anthem of Suriname, like other national signs of Suriname, embodies the custom, history, and faiths of Suriname and its people. It assists stimulate feelings of patriotism amongst the Surinamese people and reminds them of their Suriname’s splendor, charm, and abundant heritage.

It also assists join the residents of Suriname by one single track or music. During the performance of the Surinamese national anthem, citizens of Suriname, in spite of their ethnic distinctions, rise up in unity and listen attentively or sing the song with fantastic enthusiasm.

Sports men and women from Suriname also feel a great moment of pride when they receive a medal at a worldwide sporting occasion while Suriname’s national anthem is played in the background. It gives them a sensation of having actually made their nation proud. Students who listen to the national anthem of Suriname in schools learn to respect their country and establish a feeling of unity amongst themselves.